Category Archives: Recycling

6 Things You’re Recycling Wrong – The New York Times

We have all done it: a greasy pizza box, a disposable coffee cup, the odd plastic bag. Sometimes, we want things to be recyclable, so we put them in the recycling bin. Waste managers often call this wishful or aspirational … Continue reading

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Your Recycling Gets Recycled- Right? Maybe- or Maybe Not – The New York Times

By Livia Albeck-Ripka May 29, 2018 Oregon is serious about recycling. Its residents are accustomed to dutifully separating milk cartons, yogurt containers, cereal boxes and kombucha bottles from their trash to divert them from the landfill. But this year, because … Continue reading

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Household Metal – What Can Go in the Recycling Bin & What Can’t | Greenopedia

No, Throw It In The Trash Metallic chip bags & candy wrappers that pop back to their original shape when you crumple it. (The aluminum is fused with plastic, which cannot easily be separated for recycling.) Aluminum-lined boxes that hold … Continue reading

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FYI: It’s totally fine to throw away most batteries — Quartz

via FYI: It’s totally fine to throw away most batteries — Quartz

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